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Coming attractions: Don't miss these chapter events.

We're always thinking of new ways to raise funds, educate people, support scleroderma patients—and have a lot of fun at the same time. We hope to see you at these upcoming events.

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2018 Spare Change Project

February 1 - April 30

We're always looking for new ways to raise funds and make a difference in the community. That's why we're excited to announce the 2018 Spare Change Project, a coin collection campaign running from February 1 - April 30.

To participate, find a shoebox, Cool Whip container, pop bottle or anything else you can think of. Then, decorate the container, create a hole for coins and start collecting. Every little bit counts and will help us reach our fundraising goals this year.

Participants are eligible to win one of two $50 Amazon gift cards — one for the top fundraiser, and one for the most creative piggy bank. Participants should send photos of their piggy banks to Laura Dyas at ldyas@scleroderma-mi.org.

While this is a coin collection campaign, we ask that you do not submit the physical coins you receive. Instead, funds can be donated through the website or via check made out to the Scleroderma Foundation Michigan Chapter.

Stampede Scleroderma 2018

Detroit Zoo
Sunday, June 3, 2018

Our stampede of enthusiastic patients, friends and supporters is returning to the Detroit Zoo on June 3, 2018 for SFMC's 39th annual Stampede Scleroderma event. Get your tennis shoes and sweatbands ready - this year's race will feature running and walking events, tin can raffles, a team photo booth, scleroderma speaker session and more. Together, we can take steps toward a cure and make scleroderma more bearable.

Registration is now open!

2018 Educational Series

The SFMC will be hosting a series of web-based educational experiences throughout 2018. These webinars will take place every few months and cover a variety of topics.

All meetings will be held from 7-9 p.m. (ET) with a presentation from 7-8 p.m. and open discussion from 8-9 p.m. Participants can log in using AnyMeeting.

May 17 - Tips for Daily Living for Persons with Scleroderma

Janet Poole, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA — Director and Professor, Occupational Therapy Graduate Program University of Mexico
Michael Bessert — Facilitator

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August 15 - Addressing the Scleroderma Myths

(One on one with Dr. Maureen Mayes)

Dr. Maureen Mayes — Scleroderma Center, University of Texas
Nancy Stephens — Facilitator

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October 18 - What in the World is New with Scleroderma?

Dr. Daniel Furst — UCLA, Rheumatologist
Nancy Stephens — Facilitator

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Scleroderma and How it Affects Our Children - Recording

Dr. Dustin Fleck — Michigan Medicine, Pediatric Rheumatology
Pamela Pour — Facilitator
Tracy DuVall — Facilitator

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The 20 Percent-Scleroderma Men - Recording

Listen to the recorded webinar now.
Dr. Vivek Nagaraja — Michigan Medicine, Rheumatologist
Michael Bessert — Facilitator

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